Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm; Rim Diam: about 13 cm
Not on Display
about 701-899
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish green glass; blown (base and lower wall blown in dip mold). Bowl shaped like truncated cone. Rim thickened on outside and tooled to form two shallow horizontal ribs; wall straight and tapering, with circular horizontal cross section at top and octagonal cross section below mid-point; edge of base plain.
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 32-33, #635; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, p. 13, 67-68 (fig. 34g); BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, pp. 62-63, no. 6, fig. 6; BIB# AI19058
Fustat Expedition Preliminary Report. Back to Fustat-A 1973 (1981) pp. 430-431, fig. 12; BIB# AI77467